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Cambridge recognises ACG students as ‘Outstanding Learners’

2020 was a year of phenomenal academic achievement for ACG Schools, culminating in our students receiving a remarkable 23 Cambridge Outstanding Learner Awards – including four Top in the World accolades.

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These awards celebrate extraordinary accomplishment and identify the highest-performing students in New Zealand and around the world.

Across our four New Zealand schools, our students were awarded:

  • 4 Top in the World
  • 17 Top in New Zealand*
  • Top A-Level student in New Zealand – Junheng (David) Li, ACG Sunderland
  • Top IGCSE student in New Zealand – Rangimarie Puttick, ACG Parnell College

Achieving the highest global exam results, our Top in the World students excelled in Combined Science, Computer Science and Design & Technology.

Additionally, our Top in New Zealand awards covered a range of subjects, from traditional academic studies to Romance languages and the performing arts. Students were recognised in Biology, History, Literature in English, English Language, Information & Communication Technology, Classical Studies, Sociology, Digital Media & Design, French, Spanish, Art & Design and Drama.

ACG Schools CEO Clarence van der Wel is delighted with the results and the high level of success ACG students have attained.

“Our students have excelled on both a national and an international stage. These outstanding results are a testament to the strength of our teaching, the hard work and commitment of our students, and to the unwavering support of our parents. I am extremely proud that learning continued uninterrupted at all of our schools throughout 2020, despite the challenges bought by the Covid-19 pandemic, and look forward to another exceptional year at ACG.”

* Includes High Achievement Awards where students came top, nationally or globally, of a subject with fewer participants.